Why I Believe in Mary’s Assumption… and Think You Should, Too!

Do you know the Apostles’ Creed? Do you routinely recite it? Have you ever stopped to consider the words – especially the part about the “resurrection of the body, and life everlasting”? Mary provides us with the shining example of that belief, put to fruition, through the dogma of her Assumption into Heaven upon her earthly death. Read more for a full explanation of why I think all Christians should believe this tenet of the Catholic Faith!

Celebrating Motherhood in My Sunday Best

Today's My Sunday Best post is dedicated to all mothers - physical and spiritual. It is also dedicated to Mary, the Mother of God. But, there are several other thoughts mixed in regarding sainthood, parenting, and examples of love of Mary.

Thoughts on Yes – in My Sunday Best

This weekend - between yesterday's Feast of the Annunciation, and today's homily addressing Jesus' role in our lives, I spend some time contemplating the yes I give God in my daily life, and the manner with which I give my yes. My weekly link-up with My Sunday Best!

#WorthRevisit: Mary, Were You Scared?

In tackling a #WorthRevisit post, four days prior to Christmas, I realized - thinking Mary might have been slightly nervous makes her more real to me. It allows me to see her as a human; she was the most important tool God could use to send His Son to earth, but she was fully human, too.

Feast of the Immaculate Conception

Mary's yes made all things possible! As such, Jesus needed a perfect vessel through which to enter this world. God needed a perfect woman, a perfect willingness in the mother, and a perfect example for us to emulate! She *chose* to be the perfect person for the job...